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  • Civil War Times Magazine

    Carnage in Kentucky’s Hills

    The Battle of Perryville on October 8, 1862, may be the war’s most overlooked engagement. Several weeks after Kentucky’s largest Civil War battle raged at Perryville, a riverside village of 300 inhabitants, a correspondent from...

  • America's Civil War Magazine

    The Sounds of Silence

    Acoustic shadows bedeviled commanders on both sides during the war.   “I received with astonishment the intelligence of the severe fighting that commenced at 2 o’clock. Not a musket shot had been heard nor did the sound of...